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Table 3 Summary table of the significant immunohistochemistry results showing the regulatory effect

From: Prostaglandin receptors EP and FP are regulated by estradiol and progesterone in the uterus of ovariectomized rats

Receptor LE GE Stroma Myometrium Blood Vessels
EP1 - - Increased (48EP) Increased (48EP and 48PE) -
EP2 Increased
(1 and 5 μg E2 48 h, 2.5 μg E2 4 and 7 days)
Increased
(5 μg E2 48 h
2.5 μg E2 4 and 7 days)
Increased
(5 μg E2 24 h and 48 h, 2.5 μg E2 4 and 7 days)
Increased
(5 μg E2 48 h, 2.5 μg E2 1, 4 and 7 days )
Increased (2.5 μg E2, 7 days)
EP3 - Increased (48EP) Increased (2.5 μg E2 48 hrs; 48EP) Increased (2.5 μg E2 48 hrs; 48EP) -
EP4 - - Increased (5 μg E2 24 h)   -
  1. 48EP = 2.5 μg estradiol for 24 h followed by 1 mg progesterone for 24 h; 48PE = 1 mg progesterone for 24 h followed by 2.5 μg estradiol for 24 h; E2- Estradiol 17-β